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Responsible Tourism

We protect what we love, and we love Maui. We all want to help to minimize the impacts of tourism and reduce over-tourism. Our company strives to encourage only the best sustainable activities that do no harm to the environment and culture of the island. Most of our activities are eco-friendly, non-polluting, and totally renewable. We encourage that the “motorised sports” and activities like “whale-watch boat tours” be used sparingly, and our guests are encouraged to participate in culturally-sensitive activities. Our impacts may be unseen, or they might even be felt by future generations of locals living on Maui.   Here are some tips to reduce your footprint and impacts when visiting Maui. OHANA: Enjoy time with your family, enjoy your hotel, and resort amenities. FREE STUFF: Watch sunsets, and play together. Simple things are often the most remembered. Learn…

Maui Windsurfing Guide

“Whether you are are a windsurfing addict of a weekend warrior, you have probably discovered that Maui is a windsurfers’ paradise. This magical island has something to offer windsurfers of all levels; Beginners, Kids, First timers. All will like the tranquil waters in Maui’s bays and coves, or the extreme athletes will hit the waves on the many reef breaks, Speed sailors will revel in the focused wind blasting over 40 knots in Maaleaa Bay’s Speed Beach. Maui has it all.”  Aloha, David Dorn What makes Maui Special: Maui is located at roughly 21 degrees north of the equator, so we get plenty of sunshine and warm sunny weather all year. You hardly ever need a wetsuit because of the warm 85 degree water almost year round and the air temperature rarely drops below 75 degrees Fahrenheit at sea level. The…

Beaches on Maui

Maui has 120 miles of coastline and 30 miles of beaches. There are a wide variety of beaches suitable to a range of activities. The following information is a general guide to some of the most popular and exciting beaches. Always follow the directives of the lifeguards, heed posted signs, and use common sense. Many of Maui’s beaches are far away from civilization, and quite isolated from emergency services should you get into trouble. Have fun exploring but keep in mind that beach conditions change daily. It is always a good idea to check the weather conditions and surf reports before going to the beach. NORTH SHORE BEACHES CENTRAL MAUI BEACHES EAST MAUI BEACHES SOUTH SHORE BEACHES WESTSIDE BEACHES “UPPER” WESTSIDE BEACHES   NORTH SHORE BEACHES (From West to east) Kahului – Haiku  Camp One: at the end of the Kauhului Airport from…

Tips for Windsurfing on Maui

Master Windsurfing Instructor, David Dorn, has been visiting the Islands for over thirty years and has lived here permanently for 20 years. He knows that traveling combined with Windsurfing presents its own unique set of challenges. Use some or all of Dave’s tried and proven hints and you’ll survive many of the common pitfalls that beset the Maui greenhorn.   Rent your windsurfing equipment: Unless you are staying for a few months then it is better to rent your gear while you are here. No hassles with the airlines, The latest gear is always available, and you can exchange it to suit the conditions of the day. You also get the chance to try all sorts of different equipment. If the wind don’t blow (which hardly ever happens) you can exchange it…

Tips for Snorkeling on Maui

Tips for Snorkeling on Maui   By David “Kawika Honuea” Dorn One of the most popular activities on Maui is snorkeling, and for good reason, Maui has many great snorkeling sites, and many are easy to access right off the shore. You don’t have to be a strong swimmer to enjoy snorkeling but you do…

Kiteboarding Short Course 3-day

Kiteboarding Short Course 3-day This 3-lesson course includes 9.5 hours of private kiteboarding instruction spread over three days. This is a discounted package. This course is the fast track into the sport for people with a limited amount of time. This course is ideal for people with some prior watersports experience. The days need not be consecutive. The lesson covers all the techniques in the Kite Intro Class including wind directions, site selection, basic kite flying skills on land and in the water, harness technique, body drags, board handling, and water-starts. This course covers all the basic safety protocols, safety systems, and self-rescue procedures, you will need to become a safe and independent kiteboarder. With our proven methodology, you will progress in a safe and rewarding manner. We supply all the necessary equipment and will change gear when needed to…

Try Kiteboarding Intro Class

Try Kiteboarding Intro Class This 3-hour lesson is a great way to try Kiting! This session gives the student the chance to try kiteboarding with more hands on experience and we go light on the theory. This session gives the student the chance to really try the gear and get the feel for flying the kite, We start flying on land, and get into the water too.  In this class, you get the chance to try a little bit of everything. To get a taste of the kiteboarder experience. We include all the gear, and show you, the control systems, safety systems, and the self-rescue. Kite launching & landing, body-dragging tandem, and solo. We supply right size gear for each different student at each step of your learning curve. With our accelerated learning technique, you will be spending more time doing…

Learn to Windsurf

Beginner Windsurfing Lessons In this 2.5 hour class, you will learn basic windsurfing. Learn to sail across the water turn around and sail back to the beach. We start with a short land lesson and then get you into the water to learn the basics. Our super stable windsurfing boards make all the difference.  When learning…

SUP Paddle-boarding Beginners Lesson

SUP Paddle-boarding Beginners Lesson SUP for Beginners 1.5 hours lesson: Stand Up Paddle Surfing aka “Stand Up” (SUP) surfing is the fastest growing surfing sport. SUP Standup can now be enjoyed by anyone, no experience required. We start you out with a short land lesson, then show you the basics in calmer water, before setting out…

Intermediate Surfing Lesson

2 hours  “Intermediate” Surfing Lesson In this group surfing lesson, you will learn how to catch more waves, read the waves and ride more waves. Including surfing down the line, turning and trimming. There is always more to learn. We supply the wave action, and surfing instruction you supply the attitude. This is a great…

Beginner Surfing Lesson

Beginner Surfing Lesson 2-hour surfing lesson: This is our most popular learn to surf single day lesson. Special price now only $55.00 pp. We guarantee that you will have fun learning to surf in this class. Don’t worry if you are a slow learner, or an athlete no problems we pace this surf lesson for…

Kid’s Surf Camps

Kid’s Surf Camps 3 days 3hrs/day:  Our 3day kids surf camps run Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday each week through summer. Ages 5-14 can participate, some swimming skills are essential. We supply the surfboards, shoes, lycra shirts, and a snack. Kids learn about the ocean, and how to ride safely. We have a great practice zone that has mellow…

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